PLS Dispatch Pro
2021 Lesson 16: Bloodborne Pathogens
This one-hour lesson helps prepare 9-1-1 dispatchers to handle calls involving bloodborne pathogens. It addresses:
- The need to advise public safety personnel immediately if a caller divulges the presence of – or exposure to – a bloodborne pathogen.
- Following agency guidelines regarding the method by which the information is relayed to the responders (CAD, MDC, radio, phone, etc.).
- The bloodborne pathogens of greatest concern to law enforcement officers.
- Identifying situations where law enforcement officers may face exposure to bloodborne pathogens.